Synonyms for pioneer

Grammar : Adj, noun, verb
Spell : pahy-uh-neer
Phonetic Transcription : ˌpaɪ əˈnɪər

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Définition of pioneer

Origin :
  • 1520s, "foot soldier who prepares the way for the army," from Middle French pionnier "foot-soldier, pioneer," from Old French paonier "foot-soldier" (11c.), from peon (see pawn (n.2)). Figurative sense of "person who goes first or does something first" is from c.1600. Related: Pioneers.
  • adj early, first
  • noun person who finds a new place, founds something
  • verb invent; lay the groundwork
Example sentences :
  • The pastoral interest is the pioneer interest of a new colony.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • A pioneer is a brave fellow, with the courage of his own curiosity.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • Mr. Gladstone may be regarded as the pioneer of the movement.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • Why, he had promised me that I should have pioneer's rights in the realm of beauty.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • He wanted to be a pioneer only in financial paths; and after all, this was our mountain now.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • Every old settler knows what a time the pioneer doctors had.
  • Extract from : « Cleveland Past and Present » by Maurice Joblin
  • Robert's boyhood was spent in an atmosphere characteristic of pioneer life.
  • Extract from : « Ponteach » by Robert Rogers
  • But this is sufficient to illustrate the pioneer character of his work and influence.
  • Extract from : « Andr » by William Dunlap
  • A colorful romance of the pioneer West before the Civil War.
  • Extract from : « Polly of Lady Gay Cottage » by Emma C. Dowd
  • Columbus stood in his age as the pioneer of progress and enlightenment.
  • Extract from : « Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia » by Various

Antonyms for pioneer

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